Kiese Laymon's debut novel is a Twain-esque exploration of celebrity, authorship, violence, religion, and coming of age in Post-Katrina Mississippi, written in a voice that's alternately funny, lacerating, and wise. The book contains two interwoven stories.
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"In Bluebird, Bluebird Attica Locke had both mastered the thriller and exceeded it." --Ann Patchett "A heartbreakingly resonant new novel about race and justice in America" --USA Today
From the New York Times Bestselling Author of An American Marriage
With the opening line of Silver Sparrow, "My father, James Witherspoon, is a bigamist," author Tayari Jones unveils a breathtaking story about a man's deception, a family's complicity, and the two teenage girls caught in the middle.
A National Book Foundation 5 Under 35 Honoree
NBCC John Leonard First Book Prize Finalist
Aspen Words Literary Prize Finalist
Longlisted for the Andrew Carnegie Medal for Excellence in Fiction
When Major Gryffth Hockaday is called to the front lines of the Civil War, his new bride is left to care for her husband's three-hundred-acre farm and infant son. Placidia, a mere teenager herself living far from her family and completely unprepared to run a farm or raise a child, must endure the darkest days of the war on her own.
The inspiration for the acclaimed OWN TV series produced by Oprah Winfrey and Ava DuVernay, returning for season two on June 20th
WINNER of the 2017 American Book Award
WINNER of the NAACP Image Award for Outstanding Literary Work (Fiction)
2017 Hurston/Wright Legacy Award Nominee (Fiction)
A Washington Post Notable Book of 2016
A Library Journal Editors' Pick
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Bookish "AUTUMN'S 2017 MOST SWOON-WORTHY ROMANCE BOOKS" list
The Surprise Hit of the Season
Actress Dayna Anderson's Deadly New Role: Homicide Detective
The saga of love, loyalty, and crime continues in the next explosive book in the Cartel series from the minds of New York Times bestselling authors Ashley & JaQuavis.
Nominated for a 2018 NAACP Image AwardFrom acclaimed author Marita Golden comes a moving African-American family drama of love and devotion in the face of Alzheimer's disease. You just can't plan for this kind of thing.
An NPR Best Book of 2017
From Edward P. Jones comes one of the most acclaimed novels in recent memory--winner of the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction and the National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction--now available in a limited Olive Edition.